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Name: DARLING, Douglas

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Nee: bro of Violetta Darling (Mrs Henry Duncan Stanning)

Birth Date: 8 May 1894 Beckhampton, Wilts.

Death Date: 1978 North Cerney, Gloucestershire

First Date: 1912 - from Beckhampton, Wilts accompanied by sister Vi.

Profession: After WW1 farmed at Nyeri and then at Solai. Went to UK in 1931 for medical treatment and stayed till 1944 helping his brother Fred training race horses. Returned to Kenya 1944. Managed Express Transport for several years.

Area: Nyeri, Solai, Nairobi, KAD 1922 - Nakuru, 1925 'High Rigg Farm', Lower Molo, 1930 Box 48, Nakuru

Married: 1. Daphne Lange from S. Arica, b. 1 Dec 1894, d.1953 Nairobi; 2. Dorothy Ward Kipping b. 3 Dec 1891 Madras, d. 22 Apr 1980 Cirencester (prev. m. to Francis Hubert Leslie Gordon C. Haldwell 1893-1968)

Children: Douglas David (1926, went to Australia); Michael

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Bur, Rift Valley

War Service: WW1 served with KAR in Tanganyika

General Information:

Later was Secretary to the Kenya Chemical Company. Returned to UK in 1953. His sister Vi married Duncan Stanning                                               
Red 25 - Honorary Permit Issuer
Nairobi City Park Burial Register - Daphne Darling, age 59, died 24/9/53
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 3 Apr 1920 - D. Darling
Gazette - 6/2/1924 - Voters Register - Rift Valley - Douglas Darling, Farmer, PO Box 17, Nakuru
Ancestry 1954 Passenger list he is travelling with Dorothy b. 1894
1939 England and Wales Register living with Daphne in Beckhampton House as assistant trainer of horses

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